Margao: Persepolis FC defeated FC Goa 2-1 in an AFC Champions League (ACL) Group E match at the Fatorda stadium on Tuesday.
Edu Bedia gave Goa the lead in the 14th minute. Mahdi Torabi’s (18th minute) penalty and Jalal Hosseini (24th) put the Iranians ahead before half-time.
Persepolis remained on top with nine points from three games while Goa have two pints from three games and drop to third.
Bedia scored the club’s first goal in the AFC Champions League clash against Persepolis FC.
Bedia nodded home Brandon Fernandes’ curling free-kick. in the 14th minute after Jorge Ortiz was brought down in the opposition half.
FC Goa earlier drew both of their opening AFC Champions League games, forcing goalless draws with Qatar’s Al Rayyan and UAE’s Al Wahda.